• PEOPLE CLUSTER: BEDOUIN, SAHARAN


QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 16

Population: 3,863,500

Unreached people groups: 16

UPG population: 3,863,500

Unengaged UPGs: 12

UUPG population: 1,491,500

Number of countries: 4


Affinity Bloc: Arab World

Overview: The Bedouin are part of a predominantly desert-dwelling Arabian ethnic group traditionally divided into tribes or clans. The term 'Bedouin' derives from the Arabic 'badawi' which means semiarid desert. The Saharan Bedouin people cluster encompasses numerous tribal groups scattered across the Saharan region of North Africa. Sunni Islam is practiced by all Saharan Bedouin people groups.

Peoples within this cluster: Bedouin, Awlad Ali; Bedouin, Chaamba; Bedouin, Dui-Menia; Bedouin, Fezzan; Bedouin, Gulf; Bedouin, Kufra; Bedouin, Laguat; Bedouin, Nail; Bedouin, Riyah; Bedouin, Sanusi; Bedouin, Sidi; Bedouin, Sirtican; Bedouin, Suafa; Bedouin, Ziban; Kharga, Selima

Countries where they are found: Algeria; Egypt; Kuwait; Libya


People groups: 16

Population: 3,863,500

Unreached people groups: 16

UPG population: 3,863,500

Unengaged UPGs: 12

UUPG population: 1,491,500

Number of countries: 4